Entrance to the Novitiate

On December 8, 2020, there was a celebration at the Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Ngaoundéré in Cameroon. We welcomed four young women to the Novitiate, one from Kenya and the three others from Madagascar. This phase in their journey lays the foundation of Formation because it is meant to gradually initiate young women to the life of a Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. After giving thanks to God for the gift of his call to Monicah, Faniry, Solange, Arlette, with a magnificent song…

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Autumn Feast

On November 12 at the Mother House in St. Jacut les Pins beautiful fall colours have showed up in the dining room along with an enormous pumpkin, adding to a feeling of autumn. What a good idea it was to let everyone admire the beauty of nature before the coming of winter – which also has its share of beauty.          How much do the pumpkins weigh?? Guesses are made as to their weight… Whose guess will come closest? The pumpkin on the first…

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World Day of the Poor

Sunday November 15 the Catholic Church celebrates on every continent “World day of the poor”. A day “to celebrate the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King, who identified himself with the little ones and the poor, who will judge us according to our acts of Mercy (cf. Mt. 2:31-46)”… A day when “communities and each of the baptised are invited to reflect on how poverty is at the heart of the Gospel and are encouraged to fully include the marginalized.” Message from 19-11-17 “To care…

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A TIME TO SHOW RESPECT, A TIME FOR PEACE

Following the mass for All Saints, in the Church Square, the Trappes parish community welcomed the local mayor and several members of the municipal council, religious leaders of different faiths, and the faithful:  Protestants and Orthodox Christians, Jews, Muslims, to commemorate the victims of the Nice Basilica. This gathering, hoped for by many, was an opportunity to remind ourselves of how we want to move forward together at Trappes, with all our differences, choosing the road of mutual understanding, of encounter, of friendship, the only road for…

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